Carolyn Haar submitted Carol Klotz’s letter:
Dear Carolyn:You can read the rest here.
On the feast of the Good Shepherd, I thought I had better sit down and write about
how my daughter offered her bout with brain cancer up for priests.
On December 19, 1987, Karen came home from LSU with an extremely bad headache.
We thought it was due to exams, or eye strains or just a migraine and would go away in a few days. It did not. We went to the doctor and he said he did not think it was anything serious. On December 25, Christmas day, Karen was in her bed upstairs.
The pain was intense. She was praying and had read her little Pieta book that someone had given her. She said she read in the book that most souls are released on Christmas Day, so she was praying for a dear friend, a priest who had died. She dearly loved this priest and she told me she knew that the pain she was experiencing was so intense that he would surely get out of purgatory that day.
That was the beginning of Karen’s offerings.
Thank you Mary Jane for sharing this inspirational story.